Monthly Archives: December 2014

1914-2014: Abergele & District Commemorations: David Davies

Private 5718 David Davies (known locally as Dai), A Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 22nd Brigade, 7th Division. Killed in action, 29 December 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on Panel 5, Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Abergele War Memorial. … Continue reading

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The Little Flower of Jesus

This is the name often given to 19th Century French Saint Thérèse de Lisieux, after whom Abergele’s beautiful Catholic church is named.   Built in Clwyd Avenue and opened in 1934, the architect was an Italian called Signor Dr. Giuseppe Rinvolucri. … Continue reading

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Church Walks, Abergele

Stryd yr Eglwys Abergele, with the Lynch Gate.

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1914-2014: Abergele & District Commemorations: Frederick Edwards

Private 12233 Frederick Edwards, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of natural causes, 14 December 1914. Known simply as Fred, he was born in St. Asaph, enlisted in Rhyl and lived in St. George. He arrived in France at Le … Continue reading

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Abergele Scouts reunion

If you used to be a Scout in Abergele, you’ll be glad to hear there’s a reunion in the George + Dragon pub on the 20th of December 2014.

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Stained Glass Window at Abergele’s St Michael’s Church

Vera West of Abergele WI took this photo of the beautiful stained glass window in St Michael’s Church, Abergele. Her photo was published in a set of postcards taken by WI members.

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